Regimen
With the accent on the first syllable (reg as in Reggie Jackson), a regimen is a plan, a regulated course such as a diet, exercise or treatment, designed to give a good result. A low-salt diet is a regimen.
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A program, including drugs, which regulates aspects of one's lifestyle for a hygienic or therapeutic purpose; a program of treatment; sometimes mistakenly called regime. [L. direction, rule]

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reg·i·men 'rej-ə-mənalso 'rezh-ə- n a systematic plan (as of diet, therapy, or medication) esp. when designed to improve and maintain the health of a patient

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n.
(in therapeutics) a prescribed systematic form of treatment, such as a diet, course of drugs, or special exercises, for curing disease or improving health.

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reg·i·men (rejґĭ-mən) [L. “guidance”] a strictly regulated scheme of medication, diet, exercise, or other activity designed to achieve certain ends. See also method, technique, therapy, and treatment.

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  • régimen — (plural regímenes) sustantivo masculino 1. Conjunto de disposiciones que rigen o regulan una cosa: El régimen económico de este matrimonio es el de separación de bienes. régimen abierto Régimen de los presos que pueden pasar el día fuera de la… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • régimen — (Del lat. regĭmen). 1. m. Conjunto de normas que gobiernan o rigen una cosa o una actividad. 2. Sistema político por el que se rige una nación. 3. Modo regular o habitual de producirse algo. El régimen de lluvias no ha cambiado en los últimos… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • régimen — m. Regulación sistemática de ciertas actividades (ejercicio, dieta, etcétera) con la finalidad de alcanzar ciertos fines. Medical Dictionary. 2011. régimen …   Diccionario médico

  • regimen — mid 15c., act of governing, from O.Fr. regimen (14c.), from L. regimen rule, guidance, government, from regere to rule (see REGAL (Cf. regal)). Medical sense of course of diet, exercise, etc. for sake of health first recorded late 15c …   Etymology dictionary

  • Regimen — Reg i*men (r?j ?*m?n), n. [L. regimen, inis, fr. regere to guide, to rule. See {Right}, and cf. {Regal}, {R[ e]gime}, {Regiment}.] 1. Orderly government; system of order; adminisration. Hallam. [1913 Webster] 2. Any regulation or remedy which is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regimen — I index control (supervision) II index regime, regulation (rule), system …   Law dictionary

  • régimen — ‘Sistema político’, ‘conjunto de normas, especialmente las relativas a la alimentación’ y ‘cierto tipo de dependencia gramatical’. En el plural el acento cambia de lugar: regímenes, no ⊕ régimenes …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • regímen — s. m. O mesmo que regime. • [Brasil] Plural: regímenes ou regimens. • [Portugal] Plural: regímenes …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • regimen — ► NOUN 1) a therapeutic course of medical treatment, often including recommendations as to diet and exercise. 2) archaic a system of government. ORIGIN Latin, from regere to rule …   English terms dictionary

  • regimen — [rej′ə mən] n. [ME < L, rule, government < regere, to rule: see RIGHT] 1. Rare a) the act of governing; government; rule b) a particular system of government; regime 2. a regulated system of diet, exercise, etc. for therapy or the… …   English World dictionary

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